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Teenager receives gift of prosthetic leg

Teenager receives gift of prosthetic leg

| 12/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Christmas arrived early for a teenage trauma patient of the Health Services Authority (HSA) who recently received his most memorable gift ever – a prosthetic limb donated by Laura Ryder, certified prosthetist and orthotist. Renaldo Taylor (15) arrived at the Cayman Islands H [...]

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Ground broken on YMCA ropes course

Ground broken on YMCA ropes course

| 11/12/2017 | 0 Comments
  (CNS Local Life): A groundbreaking ceremony was held Saturday, 9 December for the ropes challenge course being built by the YMCA with funds from the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, an event that took place in April with about 2,000 participants and raised a record $85,000 from the walk [...]

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UCCI honours students on the Brac

UCCI honours students on the Brac

| 11/12/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) held its first-ever honours convocation on Cayman Brac last month, with nine students recognised for achieving a GPA of 3.5 or above. UCCI Cayman Brac campus director Martin Keeley said it was very exciting to have the event on th [...]

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Haines ends marathon year with boost to CCMI

Haines ends marathon year with boost to CCMI

| 08/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines, Cayman’s remarkable fundraiser, completed a year of raising money for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) by taking part in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon Sunday, 3 December. He ended his 2017 “Volcanoes and Marathons” challenge by running 26.2 [...]

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Santa helps support dog-rescue charity

Santa helps support dog-rescue charity

| 07/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The ninth annual Scubaluminations in aid of the One Dog at a Time (ODAAT) charity, is set for Thursday, 14 December, from 6 pm. Santa will be arriving at the event, held at Rackam’s on the George Town waterfront, on a boat pulled by illuminated, underwater reindeer. [...]

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Cayman Prep and CIS to meet in Under 11 final

Cayman Prep and CIS to meet in Under 11 final

| 06/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(PFL): The stage is set for the championship games in the 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL). Semifinals for boys and girls were contested this past Saturday, 2 December, at the Annex Field, with the finals and third-place games set for one week la [...]

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Lighthouse students enjoy a Disney treat

Lighthouse students enjoy a Disney treat

| 06/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Disney characters, along with crew of the Disney Magic cruise ship, visited the Lighthouse School to deliver early holiday cheer to both students and teachers. The visit, organised by Disney Cruise Lines in conjunction with the Ministry and Department of Tourism, featured Disney ch [...]

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YMCA celebrates five years in Cayman

YMCA celebrates five years in Cayman

| 04/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The YMCA is celebrating its fifth anniversary in Cayman with a family fun day on Saturday, 9 December, from 9am to 1pm at the Field of Dreams. The event will include kickball, music, treats and carnival activities like a dunk tank, slip and slide, face painting and photo booth. All [...]

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CIFEC apprentices shine at Public Works

CIFEC apprentices shine at Public Works

| 04/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Five students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) have recently received internationally recognised City and Guilds of London certification through their apprenticeships with the Public Works Department (PWD). The department’s construction industry training p [...]

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Cayman marathon nears the starting line

Cayman marathon nears the starting line

| 01/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The latest numbers for participants in this Sunday’s (3 December) marathon show 109 confirmed full marathoners and 650 registered for the half. In addition, 80 teams have signed up for the relay. More than 100 last-minute entrants are also expected to come in the day before the r [...]

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Taste of Cayman raffle to benefit Meals on Wheels

Taste of Cayman raffle to benefit Meals on Wheels

| 30/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels has been selected as the official charity of the 30th annual Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival anniversary festival, set for Saturday, 27 January 2018 at the Festival Green, Camana Bay. Every year, the festival supports the local community throu [...]

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Breeze Fusion walk/run benefits Brac Lions Club

Breeze Fusion walk/run benefits Brac Lions Club

| 30/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The second annual Brac Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run, held Saturday, 25 November at South Side Public Beach, attracted more than 70 runners and walkers, comprising students, civil servants and tourists. In repeat wins, students Sean-Douglas Valentine and Madi Brandes again clinched the [...]

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Inaugural UCCI nursing cohort all qualify as RNs

Inaugural UCCI nursing cohort all qualify as RNs

| 29/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands has, for the first time, homegrown, full-fledged nurses after every one of the inaugural UCCI School of Nursing cohort of ten students passed the Regional Examination for Nurses’ Registration (RENR). The accomplishment was the result of four years of study for [...]

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Schools advance to semifinals

Schools advance to semifinals

| 29/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(PFL): The 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) playoffs began Saturday, 25 November at the Annex Field with the quarterfinals in the Under 9 and Under 11 Champions and Consolation Cups. In the CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL), the final two regular season games were played to see which [...]

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CIS, Cayman Prep take inaugural high school footie crowns

CIS, Cayman Prep take inaugural high school footie crowns

| 28/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman International School (CIS) Blue and Cayman Prep and High School made history this past week by winning, respectively, the inaugural Dart Under 14 Girls’ and Under 13 Boys’ high school football leagues. In the girls’ league, CIS Blue defeated Cayman Prep 2-1 on Wednesda [...]

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